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Nov 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
going to space. 100 miles north of los angeles in the dusty desert town, the world's first commercial rocket ship is gearing up to launch with astronauts to the edge of space. no, this isn't a movie, it's real. >> for 50 years, the space is domain of russian astronauts, chinese astronauts. what we want to do is make space available and open to other people. >> but to experience the thrill of a few minutes of weightlessness, you have to pay $250,000 for a 2.5 hour ride 60 or so miles above earth. sure, it's a luxury, but virgin galactic thinks that price will fall eventually. >> in long term, i think the price will come down around suv price point you get down to the level. it's still expensive but i think a lot of people would be willing to do it once in their lives. >> since billionaire richard branson founded it in 2005, more than 600 people placed deposits for the first commercial super sonic flight and they are scheduled to lift off in 2014. today it's ranging from space tourism to mining the moon, filled by the risk taking startup culture of silicon valley. bob richards is the ce
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